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Kars is one of cities in Turkey situated some 90 km south-west of Gyumri and 1,140 km from Ankara, 90 km south-west of Turkey - Armenia border. The population of Kars is about 77,500 people (census of 2010). People mostly visit it to see its forts and cathedrals.

Airport Kars Airport (IATA: KSY) is 10 km away from it and is the closest airport to it.

Interesting places in Kars

1. Castle of Kars
The Castle of Kars (Turkish: Kars Kalesi) is a former fortification located in Kars, Turkey. It is also known under the name Iç Kale (" Central/Inner Castle" " Citadel" ).

2. Cathedral of Kars
The Cathedral of Kars, also known as the Holy Apostles Church (Armenian: Կարսի Սուրբ Առաքելոց եկեղեցի, Karsi Surb Arakelots' yekeghets'i; Turkish: Aziz Havariler Kilisesi or " Church of the Twelve Apostles" 12 Havariler Kilisesi) is a former Armenian Apostolic church in Kars, eastern Turkey. Built in the mid-10th century by the Armenian Bagratid King Abas I (r. 928–953), it was converted into a mosque in 1579. In the 19th and early 20th century it was converted into a Russian Orthodox and later A…

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Castle of Kars

The Castle of Kars (Turkish: Kars Kalesi) is a former fortification

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Your cozy home in Kars.

starting $26

Grand Cenas Hotel

starting $59

Snowflake Dag Hotel

starting $29

Bildik Hotel

starting $34

The Karspark Hotel

starting $41

Kale Hotel Kars

starting $44

Kar's Hotel

starting $98

Sarikamis Habitat Hotel

starting $10

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